First Start Training are working in collaboration with the ‘Colte Partnership,’ and have secured NHS funding to offer ‘FREE Fully Funded’ 2 hour parenting first-aid training sessions for parent/grandparents and carers of children from birth to 4 years.

These sessions are open to ‘Registered Patients’ at GP Practices who are run by the Colte Partnership – please see below:
Ambrose Avenue Group Practice, Ardleigh Surgery, Colne Medical Centre, Mersea Island Medical Centre, Riverside Medical Centre, Rowhedge & University of Essex Medical Centre, Walton Medical Centre, Wivenhoe Medical Centre and Tiptree Medical Centre

The sessions cover CPR, Choking, Treatment of minor cuts/grazes/bumps/bruises/burns & scalds and sepsis recognition

Session Details:
22nd January 2024

Prettygate Baptist Church, CO3 4EQ (10am – noon) – Booking is essential


Babies and Toddlers are welcome to attend with you. Spaces are limited to 2 per family.

Booking via email to

Click here to download Colte First Aid Training poster